1954 Practical Dress Design


Title: Practical Dress Design
Author: Mabel D. Erwin
Copyright Date: 1954
Approximate Size: 8.5 x 11 inches and .5 inches thick
Colors: Teal, Black, and Red
Condition: Great Vintage Condition, slight wear on cover

In stock

Full Description


174 pages of dress designs and techniques from the 1950s, this book is a deep dive into garment making!

The title is ‘Practical Dress Designs’ and it was written by Mabel D. Erwin, professor of clothing and textiles at Texas Technical College.

This book could easily be read and studied!

It is a large book that measures approximately 5.5 inches across 11 inches long and .5 inches thick.


This hard back book is in good vintage condition! There are some imperfections and slight wear to the cover. There is a library sticker on the inside cover. It is a beautiful book full of era-style dress patterns and techniques for sewing.

Please note, every attempt is taken to detail imperfections in photos, descriptions, and video. The nature of this item does lend itself to normal age-related issues and must be taken into consideration before purchasing.


Please contact me at maria@monarchlandingquilts.com
if you have any questions or would like additional information!


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We are not able to accept returns, exchanges, or refunds. Great care is taken to detail the condition of each piece; however, some things may be inadvertently overlooked or difficult to capture. Please carefully consider your purchase and reach out with any questions prior to placing your order. Thank you for understanding!

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